CLASSIC GUITAR

NOTHING BEATS A GUITAR – MAYBE TWO GUITARS.

– Frédéric Chopin.

Composers:

John Williams, Francisco Tarrega, Andres Segovia.

Known players:

Craig Otgen, David Tanenbaum, Pepe Romero, John Williams.

What is it:

an instrument from the chords family, used in classical music.

Why choose the guitar:

You can play your favorite songs.

It improves concentration, multi-tasking, and memory skills.

It boost self-confidence by learning favorite musical pieces.

It alleviates stress.

It stimulates creativity by encouraging improvisation.

It influences joint and finger flexibility.

Why Music4All guitar lessons:

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Your teacher is a student, graduate or professor at the Conservatory.

The process is based exclusively on individual sessions.

Flexible classes tailor to the student’s schedule.

We provide a space where you can exercise in peace with your favorite instrument.

Classes can begin at 4 years old.

The curriculum is EQF-certified.

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The classes take place both in Romanian and English.

We provide all the manuals, study applications and recordings.

Personalized curriculum based on personal objectives and grading certificates.

Flexible repertoire.

Curriculum for the modern musician.

The classical guitar course is structured in such a way that regardless of the level you learn to play the guitar from the base to a very high level.

The learning process is based on 8 levels and Debut. The Debut section can be split into Pre-debut and Debut.

Debut

Destined for students who are getting acquainted with the guitar for the first time. This curriculum develops elementary skills and techniques for coordination and basic music comprehension.

The debut exam is based on 5 components, technical exercises, solo performance from a given repertoire, discussion, reading and hearing.

Grade 1

Curriculum designed for those who have been learning the guitar for a year. They already know the basic skills and techniques.

Grade 1 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 2

The guitar player has 1-1.5 years of experience. They are learning simple rhythms and ornaments for performing classical pieces.

Grade 2 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 3

The guitar player has reached the final beginner grade. They are studying a larger variety of rhythms, the phrases and ornaments are becoming more complex. This grade features the foundation for the stylistic sense.

Grade 3 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 4

Grade 4 is the first intermediate level, grade 3 having already been well implemented. The rhythms and phrases are becoming more and more complex, technique evolves.

Grade 4 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 5

For students who have been playing for at least 3 years and have more evolved stylistic skills. Their own interpretation and musicality start becoming important.

Grade 5 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 6

For students with at least 4 years of experience and who have already passed grade 5 and are moving into the first advanced module. The curriculum includes more complex pieces, experience becomes essential.

Grade 6 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 7

The guitar player knows how to use complex rhythms and techniques and is now looking to cement his notions to further develop his performance and to bringing his own personal interpretation to the songs.

Grade 7 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 8

Grade 8 is for the advanced guitar player, who enjoys expressive and stylistic independence in their performance.

Grade 8 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

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Course configuration